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  • Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

    Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

    ★★

    When Tyler Perry told Spike Lee to "Go to hell" on a 60 Minutes interview, he should have instead said "You know what? I'll try to improve. I'll ask Spike for some tips on filmmaking." 

    The awkwardly titled "Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" is about Perry's character Brian (the nice guy/doormat), who's daughter Tiffany just turned 18. While Brian wants a good ol' fashioned family birthday party for her, Tiffany decides to go to a midnight Halloween frat…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★½

    As a person who has never seen the original Blade Runner (nor the shorts), it's a pretty good sci-fi film.

    The film looks excellent. Roger Deakins and Dennis Gassner do a solid job on the production design and cinematography. It's cool to see a vision of the future that is hi-tech yet bleak. The performances from the cast were great, though Gosling could have displayed a little more emotion in some parts (too many blank stares).

    This is the second…

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  • The Adventures of Tintin

    The Adventures of Tintin

    ★★★★½

    Great animation.

    Creative camera work.

    Interesting story.

    Fun John Williams score.

    Solid action sequences (That one-take chase scene? Fantastic!)

    In closing: A fun, fast-paced and entertaining adventure. Can't wait for the sequel!

    Highly recommended.

  • The Land Before Time

    The Land Before Time

    ★★★★★

    Nostalgia in full effect!

    The tale of a group of young prehistoric creatures on a long, dangerous journey to a safe haven (The Great Valley) is just as engaging, touching and entertaining as it was when I saw it as a kid.

    Don Bluth and his team did an excellent job on the animation that still holds up to this day. The same goes for the late James Horner's great music score. I felt like a kid again; memories of…